Port of Las Palmas

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Las Palmas Cruise Port

There are two cruise ship docks in Las Palmas:

  • Las Palmas City Centre Docks
  • Santa Catalina Point Docks

As implied by the name, the Las Palmas City Centre Docks are located right in the city centre.

The Santa Catalina Point Docks have a capacity to handle five cruise ships but don't have a terminal building. The El Muelle shopping mall, however, is located directly across the street from the docks.  There is also a tourist information booth located nearby.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle


Bus Service

The island of Gran Canaria has an excellent public transit system.  The main bus station is located at San Telmo.

Ferry Service

Ferry service operates from the port to other islands is the Canary archipelago.

Hop-on Hop-off Bus

The Las Palmas hop-on hop-off bus shuttles passengers to many of the city's top tourist attractions.

Buses run every 30 minutes from 10 AM until 6 PM. The duration of the cruise is 1 hour 30 minutes.  A 24-hour tickets cost approximately USD$30.

There is a bus stop close to the cruise terminal.  The bus also stops at the following sites:

  • Parque Santa Catalina
  • El Corte Inglés
  • Pueblo Canario
  • Vegueta / Catedral
  • Teatro Pérez Galdós
  • Estación de San Telmo
  • Muelle Sta. Catalina
  • Museo Elder
  • Playa de las Canteras
  • 2B Paseo de la Cornisa
  • 2A Auditorio Alfredo Kraus
Las Palmas Cruise Port, Gran Canaria Island
Las Palmas Cruise Port

Visitor Information

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Top attractions in Las Palmas includes the following:

  • Canaries Museum
  • Canteras Beach
  • Casa de Colon
  • Columbus Museum
  • Doramas Park
  • Las Palmas Old Town (Vegetal) - 6 km south of the dock
  • Modern Art Museum
  • San Christobal Beach
  • Santa Anna Church

Please visit the Las Palmas Travel Guide for comprehensive information about the city.

Gran Canaria Island

Attractions elsewhere on the Island of Gran Canaria are the following:

  • Golf Courses
  • Mount Teide (volcano)
  • Ocean Beaches

Access the Gran Canaria Vacation Guide for more information about Gran Canaria island.

Map of Las Palmas Cruise Port

View map of Las Palmas Cruise Port.

Spain Currency

Gran Canaria Island is a Spanish Island.  The currency used is the euro.

Weather in Las Palmas

Las Palmas enjoys a very mild but dry climate.  It is sometimes referred to as the "Eternal Spring".

Average daily temperature by month are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 15 21 25
Feb 16 21 24
March 16 22 13
April 16 23 6
May 17 24 1
June 19 25 0
July 20 27 0
Aug 21 28 0
Sept 21 27 9
Oct 20 26 16
Nov 18 24 22
Dec 17 22 31

Free Wifi Service

Wifi access is available at El Muelle shopping mall, across the street from the dock at Santa Catalina Point.


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